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A little water can go a long way when battling heatwaves

White wine crops in daylight

It appears that how you use water is more important than how much you use when trying to protect vines from the impact of heatwaves.

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Wild yeasts may hold key to better wines from warmer climates

Wine crops in daylight

Our researchers have found yeasts that naturally occur on wine grapes may improve wines produced in warmer climates.

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What's really going on during fracking

What's really going on during fracking

How do fluids such as water, gas and petroleum move in the earth?

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Solar thermal for mineral processing

Solar Sand STEM Magaldi

It is a fact that in a country like Australia, dominated by the primary production of commodities such as iron ore, copper and alumina, the industrial processes that produce these for export account for around half of our energy consumption.

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Solar for hydrogen production

Hydrogen-powered truck

Imagine 10 years from today, an underground mine, where waste water is continuously pumped out to keep it dry. University of Adelaide researchers are looking into ways to build a better world, and turn this nuisance into a fuel source through hydrogen fuelled vehicles!  

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Amazon fires a call to action

Amazon fires a call to action

Fires raging through the Amazon rainforest are the latest and most visible manifestation of the urgent need to conserve and protect the natural world and address climate change.

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Exploring the past to conserve the future

Exploring the past to conserve the future

Conserving global biodiversity and preventing extinction is as much about digging into the past as it is about finding the new.

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The people behind the cars

The people behind the cars

History will not forget the people and places that made Holden cars an icon of Australia.

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Surviving and thriving in the sea

Selective focus photo of Octopus

Sixty years of global cephalopod success provides clues to better management of marine ecology.

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Knowing where the wild things are

Knowing where the wild things are

Technology improving species distribution modelling supports evidence-based decision making for natural resources management.

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